Ana Danchevska

Ana is NYLESA Communications Group CoordinatorI was born in Croatia, raised in Macedonia. Arriving to New York at the end of 2019 for my partner’s job, I have been enjoying the life here ever since.  I became a member of NYLESA in March 2020 and joined the...

Jooyoung Kim

Jooyoung is NYLESA TreasurerI am from Korea but also studied for my master’s degree in Australia and worked in Japan. I came to New York two years ago when my husband joined UNICEF for his first UN post. It wasn’t an easy decision to leave everything behind, but...

Gift Lwamba

Gift is NYLESA Welcom Group CoordinatorI am a Zambian. I arrived in New York in October 2017 as a spouse to a UNICEF staff. Being a UN spouse and having lived in many duty stations, I am grateful to be part of the SC team because it is a space where I am able to...

Amelia Poveda Irles

Amelia is NYLESA Career Support Group CoordinatorI am from Spain. My background is in communications, international affairs, education and culture management. I love being part of a great team, helping organizations to create meaningful impact and engagement...

Natalia Chernysh

Natalia is NYLESA Co-Chair and is in charge of the Membership Team  I am from Russia. I have a Masters in French Language and Literature, and have lived and worked in Saint-Petersburg, and UN’s duty stations in Nairobi and Vienna. I joined NYLESA right upon our...